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Public Health - MRSA
Bacteriophages for the control of Staphylococcus aureus on environmental surfaces
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Bacteriophages as antimicrobials for the control of Staphylococcus aureus
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Investigation and Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteriophages that Inhabit Swine Production Environments
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Prevalence of zinc resistance encoded by the czrC gene in US swine-associated MRSA ST5 strains
Livestock associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (LA-MRSA) draws concern from the public health community because in some...
Public Health - MRSA
Origin, evolution, and zoonotic potential of livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus found in US swine farms
Reports claiming that livestock, particularly pigs, could serve as a reservoir for the ‘superbug’ methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) shocked the medical and veterinary...
Public Health - MRSA
Prevalence and characterization of Staphylococcus aureus in pigs in the USA
Over the last 10 years, concerns have grown about the possible importance of livestock reservoirs as a source of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). S. aureus is a normal...
Public Health - MRSA
Alternatives to antibiotics? Effects on MRSA prevalence in swine production systems
Antimicrobial resistant bacteria in animal products are of major public health concern. The concerns about prudent use of antimicrobials have largely focused on feed grade antibiotic products...
Public Health - MRSA
Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Methicillin Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) in Pigs and Farm Workers
This study was conducted to characterize specific bacteria known as methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) isolated from pigs and farm workers. The antimicrobial susceptibilities of the...
Public Health - MRSA
MRSA resistance to thermal processes commonly used with pork and pork products
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been linked to livestock production (referred to as Livestock Associated or LA-MRSA). The bacterium has been found in some swine herds as well...
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The potential for human contamination with Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus from handling contaminated pork products.
Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been linked to livestock production (referred to as Livestock Associated or LA-MRSA). The bacterium has been found in some swine herds as well...
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